WP 256 The Two-way Mundlak Estimator
Monarch Quoted in VOA Article on China’s Shift Towards High-End Manufacturing
Ryan Monarch, assistant professor of economics, says it would be more difficult for China's manufacturing industry to transition to the high-end amid deteriorating U.S.-China relations and the decoupling of business between the two countries.
See related: China, Economic Policy
Russell Sage Foundation Awards Grant for Kristy Buzard’s Research Project ‘Who Ya Gonna Call?’
Buzard, associate professor of economics, is part of a three-member team that will explore the extent to which mothers are more likely than fathers to be contacted by their child’s school.
See related: Child & Elder Care, Gender and Sex, Grant Awards, United States
Engelhardt Weighs in on Fixing Social Security in CNN Article
It’s unlikely anything will be done in the near term, in part because of the current lack of bipartisanship in Washington, says Gary Engelhardt, professor of economics.
See related: Economic Policy, Retirement, United States
Shi and Zhu Examine Bias Against Asian Students in a New Study in Journal of Public Economics
"'Model minorities'" in the classroom? Positive evaluation bias towards Asian students and its consequences," co-authored by Ying Shi, assistant professor of public administration and international affairs, and Maria Zhu, assistant professor of economics, was published in the Journal of Public Economics.
See related: Asian-American, U.S. Education, United States
Offshoring Barriers, Regulatory Burden and National Welfare
"Offshoring barriers, regulatory burden and national welfare," co-authored by Professor of Economics Devashish Mitra, was published in Indian Economic Review.
See related: Economic Policy, United States
Maxwell Students, Faculty Among SOURCE and Honors Grant Recipients
Eleven Maxwell School students have been awarded grants from the Syracuse Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Engagement (SOURCE) and the Renée Crown University Honors Program. The awards provide up to $7,500 in support for original undergraduate research projects.
See related: Grant Awards, Student Experience
Prominent Higher Education Leader, Alumna Molly Corbett Broad ’62, H’09 Remembered
Molly Corbett Broad ’62 B.A. (Econ), H’09, a Syracuse University alumna who became a nationally renowned higher education leader and advocate, died Jan. 2. She was 81. Broad was a longtime member of the Maxwell Advisory Board.
See related: In Memoriam
Alumnus Josh Aviv Introduces President Biden
Josh Aviv '15 B.A. (Econ), founder and CEO of SparkCharge, was invited to introduce Biden before the president signed off on the bipartisan CHIPS and Science Act.
See related: Sustainability, Washington, D.C.
Yinger Quoted in Economist Article on Decline in Racial Discrimination in Mortgage Lending
"I think it’s fair to say that there’s still some discrimination, but it’s not very common," says John Yinger, Trustee Professor of Economics and Public Administration and International Affairs.
See related: Civil Rights, Housing, Race & Ethnicity, United States
Rothenberg Discusses Recent Research in Indonesia on the Benefits of Road Maintenance with VoxDev
Alexander Rothenberg, assistant professor of economics, and co-authors analyze how changes in road quality driven by maintenance and upgrading decisions impact local economic outcomes in Indonesia.
See related: Economic Policy, Infrastructure, South Asia
Engelhardt Speaks with CNN About the Increase in Social Security Payments in 2023
Asked about the White House’s assertion that “President Biden’s leadership” is responsible for the increase, Gary Engelhardt, professor of economics, tells CNN: “This assertion is incorrect.”
See related: Economic Policy, United States
Research on Racial Disparities in Education by Professors Drake, Shi and Zhu Cited in NY Times
The work of Sean Drake, assistant professor of sociology, Ying Shi, assistant professor of public administration and international affairs, and Maria Zhu, assistant professor of economics, was referenced in the article, "Asian American Students Face Bias, but It’s Not What You Might Think."
See related: Civil Rights, Education, Race & Ethnicity, United States
Trade liberalization and poverty reduction
"Trade liberalization and poverty reduction," authored by Professor of Economics Devashish Mitra, was published in IZA World of Labor.
WP 251 Cities in a Pandemic: Evidence from China
WP 249 The Conditional Mode in Parametric Frontier Models
Lovely Speaks with The New York Times About US Manufacturing Jobs
Professor Emerita of Economics Mary Lovely was quoted in the New York Times article, "Factory Jobs Are Booming Like It’s the 1970s."
See related: China, COVID-19, Labor, United States
SU Part of a Team Awarded $60 Million USDA Grant to Promote Climate-Smart Commodities
Syracuse University is a leading partner in a multi-university project that aims to increase supply and demand for climate-smart commodities produced and manufactured in New York state, supported by a new grant from the USDA’s Partnership for Climate-Smart Commodities. The $60 million project is led by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and Department of Agriculture and Markets
See related: Climate Change, Grant Awards, Natural Resources, State & Local, Sustainability, United States